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February 26, 2014, Vol 311, No. 8, Pages 773-874

In This Issue of JAMA


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Original Investigation

Prevalence of Childhood and Adult Obesity in the United States, 2011-2012

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Ogden and coauthors provide the most recent national estimates of childhood obesity, including prevalence and trends, as well as detailed obesity trend analyses among adults.

Association Between Participation in a Multipayer Medical Home Intervention and Changes in Quality, Utilization, and Costs of Care

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JAMA. 2014;311(8):815-825. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.353

Friedberg and coauthors investigated the associations between participation in a large US multipayer medical home pilot and changes in the quality, utilization, and costs of care by surveying 32 volunteering primary care practices from 2008 to 2011. In an Editorial, Schwenk discusses the importance of strategic and targeted deployment of the patient-centered medical home model.

Live Vaccine Against Measles, Mumps, and Rubella and the Risk of Hospital Admissions for Nontargeted Infections

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JAMA. 2014;311(8):826-835. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.470

To examine whether the live vaccine against measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) is associated with lower rates of hospital admissions for infections among children in Denmark, Sørup and coauthors conducted a population-based cohort study using data on vaccinations and hospital admissions from nationwide Danish registers.

Patterns and Outcomes of Red Blood Cell Transfusion in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

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JAMA. 2014;311(8):836-843. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.980

Sherwood and coauthors conducted a retrospective cohort study of 2 258 711 patient visits in the CathPCI Registry to determine current patterns of blood transfusion among patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and the association of transfusion with adverse cardiac outcomes.

Research Letter

Handling of Thermal Receipts as a Source of Exposure to Bisphenol A

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JAMA. 2014;311(8):859-860. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.283735

Innovation, Risk, and Patient Empowerment: The FDA-Mandated Withdrawal of 23andMe’s Personal Genome Service

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Returning Pleiotropic Results From Genetic Testing to Patients and Research Participants

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Finding the Role of Health Care in Population Health

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A Unified Code of Ethics for Health Professionals: Insights From an IOM Workshop

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A Piece of My Mind


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The Patient-Centered Medical Home: One Size Does Not Fit All

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Nonspecific Effects of Vaccines

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Care of the Aging Patient: From Evidence to Action

Urinary Tract Infections in Older Women: A Clinical Review

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The management of asymptomatic bacteriuria and symptomatic urinary tract infections (UTIs) in older community-dwelling women, as well as the prevention of recurrent UTIs are clinically reviewed by Mody and Juthani-Mehta through a literature search covering 1946-2013.

From The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics

Drugs for Urinary Tract Infections

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Medical News & Perspectives
Visualizing Health Policy

Physicians and Medicare

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News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Significant Decreases Reported in Annual Lung Cancer Rates

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Increasing Risks From Algal Blooms Detected at Freshwater Lakes

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Clinical Trials Update

Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Diabetes Risk in Older People

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Vitamin D Levels Appear to Be Robust Predictor of MS Progression

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Prophylactic Probiotic May Prevent Colic in Newborns

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Combination Oral Therapy Appears Effective in Treating HCV

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Health Agencies Update

Improved Cardiac Patient Safety

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Palliative Care for Pediatric Patients

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Boceprevir Contraindications

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More Accurate Autism Screening

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From JAMA’s Daily News Site

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The Art of JAMA

February Thaw: Charles Burchfield

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Poetry and Medicine

The Dust Bowl of My Elbow

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JAMA Revisited

Quantitative Heredity

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JAMA Patient Page

Urinary Tract Infections in Older Women

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Comment & Response

Next-Day Surgical Complications After Nighttime Procedures

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Next-Day Surgical Complications After Nighttime Procedures—Reply

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β-Blocker Therapy for Patients With Hypertension

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β-Blocker Therapy for Patients With Hypertension—Reply

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Patient-Physician Shared Decision Making

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Patient-Physician Shared Decision Making—Reply

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